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From:Dimitre Radoulov Date:April 15 2014 10:05am
Subject:Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgrade
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Hi Reindl,

On 15/04/2014 11:32, Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 15.04.2014 11:22, schrieb Radoulov, Dimitre:
>> we're going to patch our MySQL servers. Most of them are RHEL/OEL 5.x and are
> going to be upgraded  to 5.x+n (for
>> example 5.5 to 5.10).
>> I don't seem to find anything about this in the official documentation (verifying
> the patch compatibility,
>> relinking etc.).
>>
>> P.S. We're using the rpm distributions from dev.mysql.com (the official website)
> RHEL is a LTS enterprise distribution
> there are no ABI breakages, that's why you use RHEL or a clone at all

Thank you! So I suppose we need to, or actually we *must*, upgrade the 
binaries only in case of a release upgrade (RHEL 5 to 6, for example),
i.e. when a different binary distribution exsists: 
MySQL-5.6.17-1.rhel5.x86_64.rpm to MySQL-5.6.17-1.el6.x86_64.rpm.

Best regards
Dimitre
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Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeDimitre Radoulov15 Apr 2014
  • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeReindl Harald15 Apr 2014
    • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeDimitre Radoulov15 Apr 2014
      • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeManuel Arostegui15 Apr 2014
        • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeDimitre Radoulov15 Apr 2014
          • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeJohan De Meersman15 Apr 2014
            • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeDimitre Radoulov15 Apr 2014
            • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeReindl Harald15 Apr 2014
              • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeDimitre Radoulov15 Apr 2014
      • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeReindl Harald15 Apr 2014
        • Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeDimitre Radoulov15 Apr 2014
Re: Things to be considered before/after the OS patch or upgradeDimitre Radoulov15 Apr 2014